Watch: Rory MacDonald talks ‘Wonderboy’ matchup

Welterweight contender Rory MacDonald. (Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Getty)

LAS VEGAS — Canadian welterweight star Rory MacDonald took time to discuss his upcoming fight with Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson and talks about his past experience training with Thompson at the Tristar Gym.

MacDonald and Thompson are set to headline the UFC’s debut event in Ottawa on June 18. MacDonald (18-3-0) is currently ranked No. 1-ranked contender at 170 pounds and looking to bounce back from a July loss to champion Robbie Lawler contenders. Thompson (12-1-0) is the No. 2 contender who recently stopped former champion Johny Hendricks with a first-round TKO.

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